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The Lotus Evora 400 is the fastest Lotus road car of the New Millennium. Its lightweight chassis has been lowered and widened to make cockpit entry and exit to the 2+2 composite body easy. The Evora 400 exudes the Lotus spirit of lightness and driving purity so succinctly. Despite producing 400bhp (406ps) from its 3.5-litre supercharged V6 engine, with its comfortable cabin displaying many new features, the overall kerbweight of the Evora 400 has been reduced by 22kg over its forebear. As a result, its exquisite power to weight ratio, combined with an aerodynamic package that maintains zero lift but increases downforce at high speeds, simply enhances its supercar appeal.

Performance

The exquisite 3.5-litre V6 engine has been modified significantly to achieve the supercar performance of the Evora 400. Its induction system has been supplemented by a revised supercharger and a water-to-air chargecooler, that raises power to an outstanding 400bhp (406ps). Select the first of the its six, close-ratio, manual gears and the acceleration is viscerally exciting. In fact, the automatic version is even swifter off the mark, its performance sharpened by the Race setting in the Dynamic Performance Management system. A V-max of 186mph (300kph), experienced from within the Evora 400’s purposefully equipped and comfortable cabin, provides proof positive that Lotus makes supercar ownership not only extremely focused but also both entrancing and giant-killing.

Torsion

Underpinning the Evora 400 supercar is a brand new, efficient, structurally rigid and low weight extruded and bonded chassis-tub. Based on more than 60 years of Lotus racing and sportscar developments, its torsional rigidity is outstanding. As one of the strongest chassis available, it allows the suspension to work more efficiently, to provide unparalleled grip, amazing comfort, supercar dynamics and an overall balance that is totally engaging. Yet, it is 48lbs (22kgs) lighter than the outgoing Evora model, features more equipment and literally doubles the downforce available.

Aerodynamics

The Evora 400 is Lotus‘s fastest model, worthy of supercar status. It is stylishly attractive, beautifully designed, yet purposefully aerodynamic. From its aggressive new front cooling intakes, past the fascinating lateral graphics, to its more prominent rear, 5-blade airflow diffuser and new three-element tail spoiler, it is every inch the purpose-built supercar. Yet, because it is a Lotus, the Evora 400 features ‘zero-lift’, although the aero package increases downforce by 50lbs (23kgs) at V-max, to make more efficient use of its immensely capable road manners.

TOP SPEED

186

mph*

0 - 60 MPH

4.1

secs*

Power

400

hp*

WEIGHT

1415

kg*

Features

Evora 400 Engine

  • Fastest production Lotus ever
  • High power, 400hp. 3.5 litre V6, 24 valve, water cooled, all aluminium engine, with throughput Edelbrock supercharger
  • Delivers punchy 302lbs ft (410Nm) of torque
  • Mid-engine provides outstanding balance
  • Aero-optimised
  • Driver activated, post-cat freer flow exhaust enhancement
  • Supercar acceleration

Evora 400 interior feature

  • Brand new cockpit
  • Ultra-lightweight sports seats
  • 2+2 seat configuration with Isofix in rear
  • Three trim levels - standard, leather and Alcantara®
  • Ultra-lightweight sports seats
  • Hip-hugging driving position
  • Magnesium-alloy, leather-wrapped steering wheel with racing line indicator
  • Fully revised, ergonomic dashboard layout
  • Pushbutton start
  • Heated seats
  • Air-conditioning
  • Alpine 5 speaker double DIN ICE unit with full Sat Nav and integrated Sub-Woofer
  • Reversing camera and rear parking sensor

Evora 400 Chassis

  • World-class ride control
  • Exceptionally rigid and strong
  • Front and rear: Fully independent suspension, forged aluminium double wishbone suspension, anti-roll bars, Eibach springs and Bilstein dampers
  • Lightweight aluminium extruded and bonded chassis with torsional stiffness of 27,000 Nm/deg
  • Downforce of 32kg (70lbs) at 150mph
  • Lightened by 22kg
  • Servo assisted 2-piece cross-drilled brake discs with AP Racing four-piston calipers (front 370mm x 32mm, rear 350mm x 32mm)
  • Torsen-type limited slip differential (LSD) as standard
  • Phenomenal mechanical grip
  • Optimised aero package
  • Revised, ultra-lightweight alloy wheels
  • Handmade in Hethel

Evora 400 styling detail

  • Head-turning presence
  • Compact 2+2 packaging
  • Styled for zero-lift
  • Enhanced cockpit airflow
  • Maximum downforce for road use
  • Optimised aero package
  • Taut and poised

Evora 400 transmission feature

  • Sports ratio 6-speed manual transmission
  • Optional 6-speed Automatic
  • Light shift weight
  • Slick changes
  • Balanced clutch weight
  • Forged alloy shift paddles (Auto)
  • Lotus throttle management blips on downshifts
  • (Manual) 0-60mph in 4.1 seconds (0-100km/h in 4.2 seconds)
  • (Automatic) 0-60mph in 4.1 seconds (0-100km/h in 4.2 seconds)

EXTERIOR

Specifications

Performance
Engine, Transmission and Dimensions
Body and Suspension
Steering, Brakes and Wheels
Interior Specification
 Evora 400
PERFORMANCE*ManualAutomatic
Max power400 hp at 7000 rpm (406 PS) (298kW)
Max torque302 lbft at 3,500 rpm (410 Nm)
0-60 mph4.1 seconds4.1 seconds
0-100 km/h4.2 seconds4.2 seconds
Max speed186 mph (300 km/h)TBD
Power to weight ratio293 hp/tonne (298 PS/1000kg)
 Evora 400
ENGINE
High power, 400hp, 3.5 litre V6, 24 valve, water cooled, all aluminium engine, with throuput Edelbrock superchargerStandard
Lightweight low inertia fly wheelStandard
Driver selectable engine mapping - Drive/Sport/Race modeStandard
Driver selectable active exhaust valve controlStandard
Oval exhaust finisherStandard
TRANSMISSION
Sports ratio 6-speed manual transmissionStandard
Optional 6-speed Automatic transmissionOption
Torsen-type Limited Slip Differential [manual only]Standard
DIMENSIONS
Wheelbase2575 mm
Track - front1564 mm
Track - rear1575.5 mm
Overall length4394 mm
Overall width (excluding door mirrors)1845 mm
Overall width (including door mirrors)1978 mm
Height1229 mm
Unladen vehicle mass - Manual1415 kg
Unladen vehicle mass - Automatic1422 kg
 
 Evora 400
CHASSIS/ BODY
Two-door, coupe bodystyleStandard
Lightweight aluminium extruded and bonded chassis with torsional stiffness of 27,000 Nm/degStandard
Composite body panelsStandard
Lightweight composite rear sport diffuserStandard
Three element rear wingStandard
Electronically adjustable door mirrorsStandard
Powerfold and heated door mirrorsStandard
Heated rear windowStandard
Bi-Xenon headlightsStandard

LED Daytime running lights

Standard
Thatcham approved immobiliser and remote activated alarm systemStandard
SUSPENSION
Front and rear: Fully independent suspension, forged aluminium double wishbone suspension, anti-roll bars, Eibach springs and Bilstein dampersStandard
Servo assisted 2-piece cross-drilled and ventilated brake discs with AP Racing four piston calipers [front 370mm x 32mm, rear 350mm x 32mm]Standard
ESP/ traction controlStandard
 Evora 400
STEERING
Rack and pinion steering box with 2.86 turns lock-to-lock, Lotus tunedd hydraulically assisted power assistStandard
BRAKES
Servo-assisted 2-piece cross-drilled brake discs [front 370mm x 32mm, rear 350mm x 32mm]Standard
Brake calipers - red painted with black Lotus logoStandard
WHEELS & TYRES
Gloss black [19" front and 20" rear] 10 spoke alloy wheelsStandard
Michelin Pilot Super Sport tyres [ front 235/35 R19, rear 285/30 R20]Standard
Tyre pressure monitoring systemStandard
 Evora 400
INTERIOR SPECIFICATION
New 2+2 seat configuration with Isofix in rearStandard
Engine start/stop buttonStandard
Air conditioningStandard
Heated seatsStandard
Reversing camera and rear parking sensorStandard
Central lockingStandard
Sport/Race buttonStandard
Super lightweight aluminium gear knob [manual only]Standard
Leather trimmed steering wheel with racing line indicatorStandard
Door grab handle in black leatherStandard
Door sill insert etched with Lotus logoStandard
Super lightweight driver's footrestStandard
Premium black carpetStandard
Dark or light grey roof liningStandard
Alpine 5 speaker double DIN ICE unit with full Sat Nav and integrated Sub-WooferStandard

Build Packages

Options Available At Extra Cost

  • 2+0 seat configuration (no cost option)
  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • Cruise control
  • Diamond-cut, forged 10 spoke alloy wheels (19" front / 20" rear)
  • Gloss black, forged 10 spoke alloy wheels (19" front / 20" rear)
  • Brake calipers - yellow painted with black Lotus logo
  • Winter tyres
Evora Auto Option

Standard Interior Trim

  • Black IP fascia and binnacle top with black twin stitching
  • Instrument panel surround finisher in aluminum metallic finish
  • HVAC panel in matt black with aluminum metallic finished bezels
  • Leather trimmed seat with technical fabric inserts
  • Aluminum metallic finished door release levers
  • Aluminum metallic finished door grab handles
  • Lightweight extruded aluminium pedal covers
  • Black upper centre console
  • Black leather gear lever gaiter with black stitching
  • Black leather hand brake sleeve with black stitching
  • Steering wheel trimmed in black leather / perforated leather, with black stitching with red leather position stripe
  • Steering wheel finisher in matt black with aluminummetallic finished bezels
Evora Auto Option

Alcantara® Interior Trim Option Pack

  • Black or red Interior colour options
  • Alcantara® IP fascia and black Alcantara® binnacle top withsilver twin stitching
  • Instrument panel surround finisher in gunmetal finish
  • HVAC panel in gunmetal finish with aluminum metallicfinished bezels
  • Leather and Alcantara® trimmed seat (colour matched)
  • Alcantara® door insert (colour matched)
  • Lightweight forged aluminium pedal
  • Gunmetal finished door release levers
  • Gunmetal finished door grab handles
  • Alcantara® upper centre console (colour matched)
  • Black leather gear lever gaiter with silver stitching
  • Black leather hand brake sleeve with silver stitching
  • Steering wheel trimmed in black leather/black Alcantara®,
  • with silver stitching with red Alcantara® position stripe
  • Steering wheel finisher in gunmetal finish with aluminum
  • metallic finished bezels

Leather Interior Trim Option Pack

  • Black, red or tan Interior colour options
  • Leather IP fascia and black leather binnacle top with contrast twin stitching
  • Instrument panel surround finisher in gunmetal finish
  • HVAC panel in gunmetal finish with aluminum metallic finished bezels
  • Leather and perforated leather trimmed seats (colour matched)
  • Perforated leather door insert (colour matched)
  • Lightweight forged aluminium pedal
  • Gunmetal finished door release levers
  • Gunmetal finished door grab handles
  • Leather upper centre console (colour matched)
  • Black leather gear lever gaiter with contrast stitching
  • Black leather hand brake sleeve with contrast stitching
  • Steering wheel trimmed in black leather/ perforated leather, with black stitching with red leather position stripe
  • Steering wheel finisher in gunmetal finish with aluminum metallic finished bezels
Evora Auto Option

Black Pack

  • Black roof
  • Black sills
  • Black mirror caps
  • Black splitter
  • Special black Lotus logo on rear
Evora Auto Option

Paint Options

  • Signature paint
  • Metallic paint